Friday, May 7, 2021

Insecurity: NIN-SIM Linkage will Help Identify the “Crooks” Among us – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to fully participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number (NIN) with SIM cards across the country as it will provide a

Gunmen Abduct Unknown Number of Abia Varsity Students

Gunmen have abducted yet-to-be ascertained number of students of Abia State University, Uturu. The incident occurred on Wednesday night when the hoodlums ambushed the students while traveling on a bus

Buhari, Atiku Commiserate with Adeboye over Son’s Demise

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye. The President in a

No Adequate Satellite to Monitor Bandits- NASRDA DG

The Director General,National Space Research and Development Agency, (NASRDA), Halilu Shaba,  on Wednesday said inadequate satellite and other facilities affect monitoring of bandits and other criminal elements operating in the

Again Gunmen Attack Police Station, Kill Two Officers in Anambra

Gunmen on Thursday attacked and razed the Divisional Police Station in Obosi, Idemili North of Anambra State, killing two officers. The state police command spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the

Abducted Kogi Council Boss Regains Freedom

The Chairman of Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State, Pius Kolawole, has regained freedom from his abductors. The state police command confirmed this on Thursday. The council boss

NECO Releases 2020 SSCE Results

The National Examination Council has released results for its 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates. The board’s Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at the council headquarters in

Pastor Adeboye Loses Son

Pastor Dare Adeboye, the son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Enoch Adeboye, has been pronounced dead. The 42-year-old, who was the third surviving

Niger Governor Sacks Commissioner

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has sacked his Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Ibrahim Panti. The Governor through a statement issued on Wednesday in Minna by his spokesperson, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje,

Malian Woman Gives Birth to Nine Babies

A woman from Mali who gave birth to nine babies – known as nonuplets – is doing well despite complications during delivery. The babies will need medical care for up

Court Martial Jails Soldier, Demotes Three Officers

ByAudu Audu, Maiduguri Four military men received various sanctions on Tuesday in Maiduguri. A General Court Martial sitting at the headquarters of the 7 Division...

Why Buba Galadima is Frustrated

By: Maina Grim Presidential Spokesperson, Mal. Garba Shehu has given indications for the reason behind Buba Galadima’s recent frustration. Galadima’s frustration, Mall. Shehu indicated, stemmed...

Joy as Akeredolu Promises to relocate OSOPADEC Headquarters From Akure to...

There was a wild jubilation in igbokoda, the headquarters of Ilaje local government area of Ondo state on Monday as the candidate of the...

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta Released on Bail in the Sum of N100m

A Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who was on Monday arraigned at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged money laundering and breaches...

President Buhari to Attend 4th Arab Summit in Malabo.

By Dayo Williams, Senior Correspondent, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the 4th Africa- Arab summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.In...

NIPOST Commences Operation in AAUA

By Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST, has opened an office for business on the campus of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko(AAUA), Ondo...

Lagos shuts down hotels, Nite clubs.

Aanu Adegun For defaulting in the payment of their annual permit and contravening statutory registration, The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has...

Diplomat Kidnapped

We earlier broke the news that a diplomat of the rank of Ambassador has been kidnapped this morning along Abuja-Kaduna highway. We also reported...

Traders Decry Low Patronage of Hampers for Yuletide

As Yuletide season approaches, well packaged hampers ought to be exchanging hands by now but the traders have attributed the low patronage to economic...

Buhari in Akure for APC Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday joined chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure at a pre-rally peace meeting with the governorship aspirants also...

Recession: Journalists Worst Hit by Hard Times – NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has decried the current hardship faced by most journalists due to the prevailing and ongoing economic recession in...

Borno Donates N10m to Family of Slain Officer

The Borno State Government has yesterday donated N10 million to the family of the late Lt. Col. Abu Ali, who died while fighting the...

Muslim Women Group Empowers IDPs with N3m

A Coalition of Nigeria Muslim Women under the auspices of Women in Da’awah, has spent N3.5 million to empower Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in ...

Bishop Advocates Life Imprisonment for Diversion of Appropriated Funds

Bishop Benjamin Kwashi of the Anglican Diocese, Jos, has advocated life imprisonment for any political office holder caught diverting funds allocated for the development...

Kebbi: Kalgo Council Uncovers Names of Wives, Children in Staff Payroll

The sole administrator of Kalgo local government area in Kebbi State, Alhaji Umar Diggi, has said that names of housewives and children had been...

Tambuwal Raises Alarm on Fresh Threat to Food Security

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has  raised alarm over the massive exportation of grains from Nigeria portends great dangers to Nigeria’s future...

Gov. Yari Orders Probe into 40 villagers’ Abduction

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered full investigation into the circumstances that led to Friday’s abduction of over 40 persons by gunmen in...

Gunmen Abduct 2 Wives of Nasarawa State Commissioner

Gunmen on Thursday night abducted the two wives of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Tijani, from his residence in...

Alleged N4.7bn Laundering: EFCC Calls For Bench Warrant Wgainst Ladoja, 1...

(NAN) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday urged a Federal High Court Lagos, to issue a bench warrant against a former Governor of...

DSS Raid Markets For Foreign Currency Hawkers In Anambra

The Department of State Service (DSS) in Anambra on Friday raided some markets in Awka and Onitsha in search of illegal foreign currency hawkers.A...

UNESCO Advocates Safer Environment For Media Practitioners

Mr Getachew Engida, UNESCO Deputy Director-General, has advocated for a safer environment for media practitioners to ply their trade. He made the call at the...

Ondo 2016: Buhari, Osinbajo to Storm Akure For APC Mega Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will on Saturday lead members of All Progressives Congress (APC) from across the country to...

President Buhari Signs 8 bills into Law

Gov. Abubakar Bello of  Niger State, Senate President Bukola Saraki; Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and  Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara after...

Insurgency: CDS Lauds Officers For Sacrifices, Tasks Them to do More

Chief Of Defence Staff, Gen.  Gabriel Olonisakin (2nd R), addressing Men and Officers of Operation Save Haven, during his operational visit in Jos on Friday (18/11/16)....

CSOs, Media Strategise to Address Internal Displacement in Nigeria

 Mr Auwal Musa, Executive Director, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), said it was the responsibility of the media to provide accurate and objective...

FG Strengthens Fight Against Corruption, Seeks UN Support

The Federal Government has set up an inter-agency Presidential Committee on Asset Recovery (PCAR) as part of its efforts to strengthen the on-going fight...

Police Warn Shi’ites against Unlawful Procession in Borno

The Borno Police Command on Friday advised members of the Shi’ite sect to drop their planned unlawful procession in Maiduguri.The state’s Commissioner of police,...

Rivers PDP-APC Face Off: One Shot and Wounded

A man was shot and wounded on his foot, yesterday, at Moscow Road, Port Harcourt, as the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples...

Rivers: Channels Cameraman Manhandled

A cameraman, Mr. Ekikere Udom of Channels Television was reportedly manhandled by security operatives in Port Harcourt as they attempted to disband the procession...

PDP Disrupts Rivers APC Protest March

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, marched in protest to the Rivers State House of Assembly Complex, Moscow Road, Port...

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